†family Palorchestidae Tate 1948 (marsupial)

Mammalia - Marsupialia - Palorchestidae

Parent taxon: Vombatoidea according to M. C. McKenna and S. K. Bell 1997

Sister taxa: Ektopodontidae, Wynyardiidae

Subtaxa: Ngapakaldia Pitikantia Propalorchestes

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Ecology: scansorial omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (2 collections)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Australia (1)

• Pliocene of Australia (2)

• Miocene of Australia (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (1)

• Oligocene of Australia (3)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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